Grifola frondosa Maitake mushroom is a powerful superfood for the immune system. It is a premier culinary mushroom, "hen of the woods" has been treasured for thousands of years throughout Asia as an immune boosting, heart healthy and hormone balancing tonic.
Extensive scientific research is proving that Maitake extract may be the most effective immune supportive mushroom of all. Maitake mushrooms are one of nature’s richest sources of beta glucan polysaccharides, also known as “biological response modifiers” for their powerful ability to activate the immune system.
In clinical studies, Maitake mushroom extract has shown to benefit heart health by stabilizing blood sugar and is considered the best mushroom extract for high blood pressure. Maitake extract might be one of the most important immune and heart and hormone health foods available.
Maitake mushrooms are most famous for their potent immune system activating health benefits. Maitake extract is beneficial for supporting heart health, particularly blood sugar stabilization, hypertension, improving insulin resistance and high blood pressure. Maitake mushroom may be helpful for women's hormone health conditions such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a common disorder that affects the female endocrine system.
Maitake Mushroom 10:1 Dual Extract Powder*
*Wild cultivated and 100% wood-grown Grifola frondosa Maitake Mushroom fruiting body. No added grains, fillers, starch or mycelium.
Our organic Grifola frondosa Maitake Mushroom are wild cultivated deep in the mountains of China. Our Maitake extract undergoes a dual extraction (water and alcohol) process that uses only the Maitake mushrooms fruiting bodies. This creates a Maitake extract rich in immune system supportive beta glucan (water soluble polysaccharide compounds) and the adaptogenic triterpenoids (alcohol soluble compounds).
Origin: Jilin province, China.
30 servings per 50 g (1.8 oz)
We recommend starting with 1/4 - 1/2 tsp (1.6g) Maitake extract per day. If you are sensitive to herbs, you may want to start with less. When your body feels ready, you can increase your dosage according to your daily needs. Best to use Maitake mushroom extract in the AM and PM.
For fast absorption, mix the Maitake mushroom powder directly into coffee, hot tea or your favourite nut milk.
Maitake mushroom extract is also a delicious addition to your smoothies, hot chocolates, soup broths, raw desserts, baked goods and more. This Maitake extract is not sensitive to heat.
Flavour Profile: Earthy, salty, slightly sweet and bitter
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA or TGA. Maitake mushroom extract is not a substitute for medical treatment or high blood pressure and/or blood sugar stabilizing medications. Consult your healthcare practitioner before use if pregnant or nursing.